Dr. Patz on Computers at the Cape
Working at the Cape you get to do a lot of different kinds of stuff. I remember... an ocean group that was part of the Cape and they said, "You know these capacitors could explode." Of course, they didn't know what they were talking about and so the other ... Read more
Dr. Patz on Computers at the Naval Training Equipment Center
I was teaching some classes for the Naval Training Equipment Center and they were interested in the VAX which was VAX top of the line... At that time I think most everybody thought that the VAX was going to be THE computer system that was going to overtak ... Read more
Orange Groves, Rattlesnakes, and a Lynching
I-4 was empty, snakes were plentiful, and if you went downtown you would see colored fountains and white fountains. There was no paving of the streets in the black areas only in the white. A visit to Windermere, which was all orange groves at the time, in ... Read more